ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 18: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals hands there ball off to Cedric Benson #32 of the Cincinnati Bengals against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on December 18, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Bengals beat the Rams 20-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Former Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson officially signed a one-year deal with the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, tweets ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Benson spent four seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals, generating 4,176 yards rushing, 21 touchdowns and a 3.8 yard/rush average. Benson had been expected to signed with the Packers all weekend, joining a thin roster at running back.
The Bengals will host the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, August 23 at Paul Brown Stadium.